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Men use air compressors.
post #32 of 42
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I use a powerful hair dryer
are you serious ? that's insany RoLF.
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post #33 of 42
I've only had a friend wash a heatsink once. All other times, I stricly blow air on a heatsink to clean it.
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post #34 of 42
For fingerprints, just use a little liquid dish detergent, wash it off, dry and polish dry with cloths. You're only concerned with the surface when it comes to fingerprints.
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post #35 of 42
takes too long to remove fans etc lol, good amounts of air in the back, blow it out = win
   
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post #36 of 42
I can't remove my fingerprints on my VenX. I used a dish washing liquid + toothbrush then dried it using a cloth for mirrors. Finally I let it dry under the sun. It looks shiny but still there are finger prints. WEIRD
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post #37 of 42
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I can't remove my fingerprints on my VenX. I used a dish washing liquid + toothbrush then dried it using a cloth for mirrors. Finally I let it dry under the sun. It looks shiny but still there are finger prints. WEIRD
Somewhere someone sells a cleaner for that. I just can't remember where I saw it.
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post #38 of 42
I just take the heatsink off and clean it with a cloth. But with that you have to replace the thermal paste, so I would just use a can of pressurised air.
post #39 of 42
Just buy an air compressor for christ sakes, everyone should have one!
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Just buy an air compressor for christ sakes, everyone should have one!
That or a Datavac.
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